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John Cornwallis

Male - 1544


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  • Name John Cornwallis  [1
    Born of Brome, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Apr 1544  Ashridge, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I30943  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of EK
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2020 

    Father William Cornwallis,   b. Abt 1470, of Brome, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1519  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stanford,   d. 1 Apr 1537 
    Family ID F18371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Sulyard 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Cornwallis,   b. 1522,   d. Bef 1546  (Age < 23 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Steward of the Household to Edward Tudor, Prince of Wales, later King Edward IV. He was knighted at the taking of Morlais in Brittany in 1522. He has a monument in the chancel at Brome, Suffolk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1579] The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States, Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History by Gary Boyd Roberts. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2018.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    3. [S4896] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Genealogical Research in England: The East Anglian Blennerhassets." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 98:271, 1944.